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Sabie offers a wide range of activities, adventures and things to do.

This page covers a yearly events calendar, scenic drives, adventures & activities, and history of the area. For a Complete Guide to Activities, History of the Area & Scenery, click one of the links below:

Scenic Drives
Historic Towns
Plan Your Scenic Drives
History of Towns
Hiking Trails, Ativities & Adventures



Yearly Events in Sabie (& Surrounding Areas)

MTN XCM Sabie Classic
Mountain Bike Race
Long Tom Marathon
Forest to Falls XCM
Mountain Bike Race
Sasol Rally
Sabie Shenanigan XCS Stage Race
Mountain Bike Race
Paradise Rally
Big Induna MTB Race
Mountain Bike Race
Global Forest 2 in 1
Sabie Shufflers
Sabie Forest Fair 2012 Exibition
Sabie Noon to Moon
Mountain Bike Race
Sabie Experience
Mountain Bike Race
Blyde River Canyon
The Pinnacle
Berlin Falls

Steeped in a past that spans the long millennia from the age of the dinosaurs right through to the gold-rush of the late 1800s, the area surrounding Sabie is one of both mystery and breathtaking beauty. Some of the most spectacular views in Africa unfold from the heights of the Escarpment.




Below is a list of just some of the activities and attractions that you can do in the vicinity of Forest View Guest House.

Nearby Attractions (click this link for More Details on Attractions)

  • Sabie Falls, Lone Creek Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Berlin Falls, Lisbon Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Mac Mac Falls,
  • Pilgrim’s Rest - 36km
  • Graskop - 23km
  • God’s Window - 40km
  • Wonderview - 38km
  • The Pinnacle - 30km
  • Blyde River Canyon - 90km
  • Three Rondavels - 100km
  • Bourke’s Luck Potholes - 56km
  • Sudwala Caves - 53km
  • Lowveld Botanical Gardens - 73km
  • Dinosaur Park - 56km
  • Various Adventure Activities
    distances applicable from Sabie Town and are based on averages
Stunning Waterfalls in the Panorama Area

Please note that entrance fees are charged at some of these sight seeing spots.

Below are links to Maps to provide you with more information on the Sabie Area:

Sabie surrounding area
Sabie Town
Sabie Surrounds
Sabie Town

Forest View Guest House distances to:

1 Kruger National Park (Phabeni Gate) - 60km 8 Pilgrim's Rest - 36km
2 Kruger National Park (Kruger Gate) - 80km 9 Hazyview - 45km
3 Kruger National Park (Numbi Gate) - 70km 10 White River - 48km
4 Skukuza Camp (KNP) - 92km 11 Nelspruit - 65km
5 Pretoriuskop (KNP) - 77km 12 Hoedspruit (via Bushbuckridge) - 137km
6 Lydenburg - 54km 13 Johannesburg - 376km
7 Graskop - 23km



What to do in Sabie (& surrounding areas)

Bookings for these activities and more can be done through FOREST VIEW GUEST HOUSE.



Elephant Sanctuary - Join One of Their Daily Programs:


The Trunk-in-hand Program: Rates: R450 per adult R225 per child (4-14 years)

An experienced guide will introduce you to the elephants and you will learn about their backgrounds, behaviours, characters and more, while being able to touch, feel, feed, interact and walk trunk-in-hand with the elephants. The first trunk-in-hand program starts at 08:00. Program duration 1.5 hours. (Program runs through the day). Bookings advisable.

Elephant Brush Downs:

This is a very special program - you take part in the morning grooming of the elephants. This is followed by the Trunk-in-Hand program. This program starts at 7:15 am sharp. Booking essential.
Rates: R450 per adult R225 per child (4-14 years)

Trunk-in-Hand & Elephant-Back Ride:

This includes the full Trunk-in-Hand program folled up by an elephant riding experience - a privelage historically reserved for kings! It is a truly amazing experience to ride these magnificant animals. Riding aspect of program ± 25 minutes. Minimum age of 8 years. Bookings essential.
Rates: R750 per adult R375 per child (8-14 years)

Sundowner Elephant Experience:

This program takes place at the end of the dayand includes walking, feeding, riding and touching elephants. Watch elephants free-feeding. All followed by sundowner drinks and snacks. Program duration 2 hours. Summer and winter starting times differ. Riding aspect of program ± 25 minutes. Bookings essential.
Rates: R850 per adult R450 per child (8-14 years)



A 4 Hour breathtaking experience floating along at wind speed.

For Beginners as well as experienced riders, ride through the Sabie valley along scenic trails. Bookings essential.


Conquer your Fear!!!!!!! Experience the adrenaline of a 68 metre frefall in under 3 seconds on one of the world's highestcable gorge swings or fly across the gorge on a 135m highwire "foefie slide", 130m above ground zero and witness the breathtaking Graskop falls as never seen before.



On This extreme activity, you are required to climb over the bridge railing of the 30meter high SABIE FALLS BRIDGE and jump back as far as you can, to end up swinging into the picturesque gorge of the Sabie Falls, screaming as far as gravity will allow you to utter a sound. You will be kitted out with a full body safety harness, before you are assisted by the adventure guides in taking flight for a few breath-taking minutes.

Advance booking essential - operating on certain days only


Induna Adventures

The Waterfall abseil takes you down a rock face of 25 meters, almost within touching distance of the stunning SABIE FALLS. As you lower yourself down the Rock-face, you will have the cool, refreshing spray of the waterfall in your face, and the deafening roar of thousands of litres of water cascading down the rocks, in your ears.


An Activity for the adventurous! Go on a Mac Mac River adventure hike in deep gorges and explore areas uninhabited by man while enjoying yourself: rock hopping, bum sliding, pool crawling, hiking, river traversing and throwing yourself over the edge into breathtaking pools.

Minimum Age: 15 years
Duration: 4-5 hours, cold beverages and snacks included.



This Extreme avtivity takes you hurtling down the frothing, white rapids of the Sabie River on a Tube! With rapids like OMO & HELL'S GATE, your adrenaline will be kept pumping for 3 hours. To end your experience, you get to go down the Bum Slide which is approximately 20 meters long.

Included in the Rate are your tube, wetsuit (during winter), helmet, lifejacket and highly efficient river guides.



If you are into crawling around in muddy, dark holes and tunnels with only a candle in your hand, this one's for YOU! Caving by candlelight entails a 2-3 hour adventure. You will be armed with an over-all, a helmet and 1 candle for this muddy activity. You'll be taken through some tunnels, where you can walk upright; into a view large chambers; down muddy bum slides; and throught smaller tunnels, such as the DRAINPIPE, where you will be required to "Snake Slither" your way out.

Please bring along some old clothes and a pair of old shoes.



  • Bookings for these activities and more can be done through or